Delta Airlines plans to equip employees with these powerful robotic exoskeletons

Source: Digital Trends / January 7, 2020 Whether it’s heavy luggage or fully laden planes that can weigh in excess of 100,000 pounds, working for an airline can involve shifting some pretty sizable weight. Could robot exosuits help make everything a little bit easier? That’s what Delta, one of the biggest airlines in the United […]

Delta Air Lines sees a future in robotics

Source: CNET / January 7, 2020 At CES, Delta’s CEO talks about exoskeletons for freight loaders and other workers. Also on tap: airport displays tailored to individual passengers. At CES this year, Delta Air Lines is playing a role beyond simply flying attendees to Las Vegas. CEO Ed Bastian arrived from Atlanta to give the opening keynote presentation Tuesday, where […]

Sarcos Robotics Begins Delivery of Guardian XO Full-Body, Force-Multiplying Industrial Exoskeleton Alpha Units

Industrial and Military Customers to Receive the First Guardian XO Alpha Units in January 2020 SALT LAKE CITY—December 10, 2019—Today, Sarcos Robotics, a global leader in the production of robots that augment humans to enhance productivity and safety, has unveiled the Alpha version of its Guardian® XO® full-body, powered industrial exoskeleton. The Guardian XO is […]

Marines Near Deal to Test ‘Transformers’-Like Exoskeleton Prototype

Source: Military.com / Gina Harkins – September 18, 2019 QUANTICO, Virginia — Marines who spend much of their day lifting hefty ammunition or moving pallets full of gear could soon get a helping hand. The Marine Corps is close to signing a deal to test an exoskeleton prototype that can help a single person move as much as several leathernecks […]

Sarcos Robotics Appoints Jim Miller, Retired U.S. Army Special Forces Colonel, as Vice President of Defense Solutions

SALT LAKE CITY and BELLEVUE, Wash.—August 12, 2019—Today, Sarcos® Robotics, a global leader in the production of robots that augment humans to enhance productivity and safety, including full-body, powered exoskeletons for industrial and military applications, announced the appointment of Jim Miller, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces Colonel, as Vice President, Defense Solutions. This appointment […]

RBR50 Executive Q&A: Ben Wolff, Sarcos Robotics

Source: Robotics Business Review / Keith Shaw – July 10, 2019 How exoskeletons and robots are augmenting human capabilities in the industrial workforce. As companies and organizations look to automate their tasks through robotics and other systems, they’re quickly finding that many more tasks still require human intelligence and flexibility. In those cases, human augmentation through the use […]